Updated January 16 at 3:16pm
Social Welfare
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Providence is the third most charming state capital, just four months after being named America’s 12th most charming small city. more
A Washington County Superior Court jury on Monday found Daniel E. Doyle Jr., founder of the Institute for International Sport, guilty on all charges related to his embezzlement case. more
Rhode Island, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, ranks 47th worst in the nation for giving and the Rhode Island Foundation wants to change that through a pilot program which aims to boost charitable giving in the smallest state in the union. more
On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Roe v. Wade ensured that women have the right to reproductive freedom. more
Never before has housing been such an important issue to Rhode Islanders. more
Providence ended up on the wrong end of WalletHub’s latest listing of the best and worst cities for families. more
(Updated 12:26 p.m.) A day after a debate between homeless advocates and business leaders about panhandlers downtown, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced a plan to launch a day center to connect individuals to community resources as well as a new way to donate to the homeless. more
The fifth annual National GRACE Foundation Beach Party sponsored by Beltone New England and Beltone Carolina/Virginia will take place Saturday, July 16, from 6-10 p.m. at the Narragansett Beach North Beach Clubhouse as a fundraiser to help children with cancer go to college. more
The Rhode Island Community Food Bank hosted a breakfast prepared by the organization’s culinary job training program on June 21 to kick off its summer food drive. more
PROVIDENCE – At least Providence is no longer in last place. Instead, Rhode Island's capital city is the second-least honest city in America, tying with Seattle, according to the results of Honest Tea's National Honesty Index released … more
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